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Hélène Bruneton

"the grading essays fairy" by Hélène Bruneton

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Exactly what the title says. She appeared one day during the winter term exams, as a sketch made with a red pencil, as I was grading a very high pile of essays.

You think she's cute? Well, don't like her too much, students...

And now that I've finally coloured her (messy work, yes, I know), I've been wondering for a while if I should update her in Elfwood with an adult rating (for, hem, extremely violent mature issues? especially around holidays?) Well, hope that's okay with a general audience rating...

On a side note, I just realised that I'm trying to upload a fairy drawn on lined paper. I hope that, too, will be all right ...





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18 Aug 200445 X42
Has she a friend for marking maths. I could have used one this summer.

:-) Hélène Bruneton replies: "Now, that's an idea... Although I don't imagine the maths spirit -maths god? -whatever- to look anything like a fairy, even a bat-winged one. I'll tell you if I find him!"
18 Aug 2004:-) Julisa J. Stephenson
*snickers* She's adourable.. lol looks like she's compltemplating the grade. I can say she's cute, I'm no longer a student *thank god! lol* Loved the comment about her being on lined paper, but I somehow dont' think they minded too much... Awesome work, keep it up 1 Oh yeah *first comment wiggle*

:-) Hélène Bruneton replies: "Thanks! I find she's cute, too. But I'm at the good end of the correcting pen..."
13 Jun 200545 Andrea
Ahh... so this is who i have to blame for my dysmal mark in King Lear? Ohh... Having abnormally violent urges against the fairy. Seriously though, very nice art and a fabulous idea. Huzzah!

:-) Hélène Bruneton replies: "Heh, probably! I bet she was sitting on the teacher's shoulder and whispering him/her murderous things...

Thanks a lot!"
23 Aug 200545 Anonymous
Oh so THATS where all the excess red ink came from on my english paper... Well, usually i think im on good terms with her, but the math spirit... *shudders* Even more excess red ink!
Well, anyway, enough with my woes and worries about school. Great job, great idea, and great colors! 2 Thanks for creating this little fairy! Definatly orginal!

:-) Hélène Bruneton replies: "Heh, math spirit... *shivers* And thank you!"
8 Nov 2005:-) Mattie K. Squire
This is awesome! I feel a special affinity for her, as I'm an English teacher's aide this year. All of your work is amazing! Keep it up!

:-) Hélène Bruneton replies: "Thanks a lot! Yeah, it helps, thinking there a grading fairy somewhere, doesn't it 12"
8 Nov 2005:-) Susan E. Beckhart
Well, I love math (I'm a sick person, I know, I know), so I think the math spirit and I are on pretty good terms, but I'll try to be good to the essay fairy for you.

:-) Hélène Bruneton replies: "Thank you!

You know, now that I can do maths only when I need them, I feel sort of okay with them 12 And I'm sure the essay fairy and the maths demon are good friends, so I'm sure everything will be all right for you..."
1 Oct 2008:-) Helle Jorgensen
Ha! I can relate to her, now that I’m teaching at university (but don’t tell my students, it might scare the little dears ...)!
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'the grading essays fairy':
 • Created by: :-) Hélène Bruneton
 • Copyright: ©Hélène Bruneton. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Blood, Essays, Fairy, School, Watercolor, Watercolour
 • Categories: Faery, Fay, Faeries, Humourous or Cute Things
 • Techniques: Watercolour
 • Submitted: 2004-08-12 20:31:40
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 • Resolution: 475x680

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